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Protecting worker health in Ireland

Promoting the science of occupational hygiene within the broad area of occupational safety and health

Over 30 years in the protection of Irish worker health

What we do

Promote healthy workplaces.


Protect the health of workers through knowledge and practice of occupational health and hygiene.

Improve the practice of occupational hygiene, the knowledge and competence of its practitioners.

Raise the profile of the profession in Ireland.


Our Constitution

Please click to view our constitution


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Autumn / Winter Event:

Be blown away at the OHSI and University of Galway Autumn seminar.

Wednesday 8th November 2023

Jack Eustace Lecture :

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Occupational Medicine will host this lecture on 15th November 2023 at 18:00-20:00 

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IOHA 2024 :

The OHSI and BOHS are hosting the 13th International Scientific Conference will be held in the Aviva Stadium 9th - 13th June 2024.

Further details are available on the events page.


OHSI Autumn Seminar 

In collaboration with the Exposure
Science research group at the School of Natural Science present a workshop on
General and Local Exhaust Ventilation November 8th 2023,  click here  or in the events section for information on programme and ticketing.

Last call for IOHA Abstracts

On the 20th September 2023, the OHSI held a webinar on submitting an abstract for the IOHA conference.  The closing date for submission is Monday 2nd October.   

A copy of the presentation from the 20th Sept is available here. 

IOHA 2024

Have you an idea for IOHA 2024, poster, workshop, presentation, follow the link to find out how to submit your idea. 

Deadline 2nd October 2023


Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury

OHSI 31st Annual Conference

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In early spring 2023, the Society hosted a conference on occupational hygiene, the theme of which was: Risk Management of Task Based Exposures.

Presentations from the event are now available in past conferences section of the website. 


Join Ireland’s voice of Occupational Hygienists. Membership is open to all of those with an interest in worker health protection. Membership is an opportunity for professional development and helping to make workplaces healthier places for all.

Member benefit:

  • Members are forwarded publications of any affiliated Occupational Hygiene publications.

  • Discounted access to the society annual conference

Types of Membership: Individual/Corporate/Student/Retired



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  • The society keeps members up to date with Occupational Hygiene developments and circulates members with:

  • A copy of the Global Exposure Manager (GEM) very two months

  • The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Exposure Magazine six times a year.

  • The International Agency for Research on Cancer publication ‘IARC Monographs News) every three months

  • We also circulate our members with details of useful events including webinars, seminars and conferences

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